Looking to plan your next day trip? The Children’s Garden is open year-round!
Enhance your experience by exploring the following programs and activities.
Drop in & Dig | Wednesdays, 2-3pm
September – October
Families with children are invited to drop in and participate in simple, easy to learn gardening tasks.
WaterPlay | Daily
now through September 30
During warm spring, summer, and fall days, the Children’s Garden is the coolest place to be! Bring or wear your bathing suit and water shoes to enjoy the gentle water sprays. Don’t forget a towel and remember that swimming diapers are required for those not potty-trained. WaterPlay is operational when the air temperature is 70 degrees or higher.
April 15 – September 30 (weather permitting)
Saturdays and Sundays, April 15 – Sept 30; 9 – 4:45 pm
Weekdays, April 17 – June 9; 1 – 4:45 pm
Weekdays, June 12 – Sept. 8; 9 – 4:45 pm
Weekdays, Sept 18 – Sept. 29; 1 – 4:45 pm
Extended Hours for Flowers after Five, Thursdays, June – Sept. 14; 5 – 8 pm
Wild Art Quest | Daily
August – September
Which way to Wild Art? Pick up a Wild Art Quest and map at the Admissions Desk in the Robins Visitors Center and discover some of the installations in our Wild Art Exhibit. Be sure to visit one of our Creation Stations and make some Wild Art of your own!
Garden Discovery Breezeway | Daily
Provides visitors with information about garden-related topics such as garden habitats, plant products, tree identification, garden insects, and plant fibers and dyes. These exhibits are interactive and have components that engage young visitors in scientific observation throughout the garden. Investigation topics will be presented on a rotating basis using a monthly seasonal theme. Saturday and Sunday April 1 – October 29; 10– 4 p.m.